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Tripura announces to transform 20 state-run schools to ‘specified category’ to provide quality education

Teachers and headmasters for these specified schools would be selected through special recruitment exams.

In an effort to provide quality education to students in the state-run schools, Tripura has announced to transform 20 schools into specified category of schools. Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat here, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said students from any part of the state can study in these schools. The schools would be equipped with all sorts of services to facilitate smooth studies and a host of extra curricular activities.

“Apart from CBSE pattern of syllabus, facilities of libraries, playground, teachers, laboratory, etc would be available in the schools. The students need to face screening tests and lottery system to get admission,” Nath said. The decisions were taken in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday evening.

Teachers and headmasters for these specified schools would be selected through special recruitment exams.

The cabinet also decided to promote students from class 1 to 4, 6 and 7 to their next respective classes. “We shall send a proposal regarding class 5 and 8 to the cabinet. We’ll decide about class 9 and 11 examinations after consultation with the Tripura Board of Secondary Education”, the minister said.

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